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Traineeship Program

A traineeship is a job combined with structured training. By becoming an apprentice or a trainee, you have decided to gain expertise in your career at the same time you achieve a nationally recognised qualification. Australian traineeship combine practical work with structured training to provide a nationally recognised qualification that leads to skilled employment. Studying through "Start Education" with self-paced learning materials allows minimum disruption to the workplace. "Start Education" is able to accept enrolment applications into traineeship courses all year round for selected courses (condition applies). Traineeship program could vary depending on employment status. There are 2 types of trainees:

  • New Entrants: A New Entrant is an employee that has been with the same employer for less than 3 months full-time or 12 months part-time.
  • Existing Workers: An Existing Worker is an employee that has been with the same employer for more than 3 months fulltime or 12 months part-time.

The benefit of a trainee program to an employer:
The benefit is that the employer can receive incentive payments (if eligible) and their trainee is paid a trainee wage. This means that the cost of training your staff by "Start Education" and its affiliate partners will be substantially minimised (if eligible). Moreover, they have an employee who is interested in the industry and whom they can train in their business culture.

The benefit for a trainee:
The benefit is that they acquire valuable work experience and obtain a nationally recognised qualification. By undertaking your studies with "Start Education", you will be able to fit your study program into your workplace schedule. Flexi study mode enables trainees to study in their own time. Apprenticeships and traineeships are:

  • one of the best ways to get job training and qualifications
  • highly regarded by business and industry
  • Government regulated.

Minimum requirements:
To be eligible to undertake an Apprenticeship or Traineeship you must have the following criteria:

  • be at least 15 years of age
  • be working in a permanent part time or full time capacity; and
  • be an Australian citizen or a permanent resident of Australia

How can we help you?

Traineeship program is available for large number of qualifications. Incentive payments will vary based on government policy changes. "Start Education" will advise you of the most recent changes and available funding during the initial consultation. Please contact Business Development Consultant on 04888 78278 (04888 START) or email "Start Education" at: info@starteducation.com.au for more information on how traineeships can work for you or your organisation.